101 Best New Products for 2011 - From the editors of Professional Builder and Professional Remodeler

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Ultra-light drywall panels, operable acrylic-block windows, affordable glass-wall systems, and space-efficient corner-cabinet units are among the breakthrough residential building products named 101 Best New Products for 2011 by the editors of Professional Builder and Professional Remodeler magazines.

August 03, 2011
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Ultra-light drywall panels, operable acrylic-block windows, affordable glass-wall systems, and space-efficient corner-cabinet units are among the breakthrough residential building products named 101 Best New Products for 2011 by the editors of Professional Builder and Professional Remodeler magazines.

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Each year, the editors explore the building products market in search of the most innovative new materials, finishes, and systems geared toward the residential construction market. Products are selected across 16 product categories, including Doors, Decking/Outdoor Living, Home Technology, HVAC, Kitchen & Bath, Siding, Structural, and Windows.

In evaluating the hundreds of new products that debut each year, the editors take into consideration the following criteria:

  • Does it create a new product category?
  • Does it advance an existing product category?
  • Does it greatly reduce costs on labor or material?
  • Does it enhance design/style?
  • Does it improve energy efficiency/performance?
  • Does it make life easier for homeowners/builders/contractors?
  • Does it reduce the product’s or home’s impact on the environment?

 

The 101 Best New Product winners are featured in the July issue of Professional Buildermagazine and the August issue of Professional Remodeler, as well as online at HousingZone.com/101BestNewProducts/2011.

The 2011 winners (in alphabetical order by manufacturer) are (view winners by product category):

 

To view the winners by category, visit HousingZone.com/101BestNewProducts/2011.

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